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Typing "=" at start of headline should increase level
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In VE you can type "==" at the start of a paragraph to start a level-2-headline. It would be nice if typing "=" at the start of a level-2-headline would change it into a level-3-headline and so on. This would allow to type "===" to create a level-3-headline, just like in wikitext (the first 2 = create a level-2-headline, the third = would change it into level 3).
As a headline shouldn't start with an equal sign, this automatism shouldn't affect "normal" VE editing (i.e. by users who don't know or care about the wikitext syntax).


Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor : masterAdd wikitext sequences for lower heading levels

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Schnark created this task.Sep 21 2016, 8:35 AM
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Change 313236 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders):
Add wikitext sequences for lower heading levels

Change 313236 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add wikitext sequences for lower heading levels

Jdforrester-WMF closed this task as Resolved.Oct 3 2016, 7:51 PM
Jdforrester-WMF assigned this task to Esanders.
Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as Medium priority.
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to TR1: Releases on the VisualEditor board.
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